Food & Health Development Officer (21 hours per week)

Eat Well for Oral Health Project

£24,200 per annum pro rata

(Fixed term to end March 2025)


We are seeking an energetic, resourceful, and dedicated person to join the Food and Health Development Team  

The key aspects of the role will be to contribute to the development and delivery of the Eat Well for Oral Health project.  This project will be delivered jointly with LINKnet Mentoring.

A Job Description and Person Specification is available for download below.

Eat Well for Oral Health is a community-based food skills and nutrition project to support oral health improvements for all families living in areas of high deprivation but with a specific focus on those families from Minority Ethnic backgrounds across Edinburgh and the Lothians, with an intention to scale and spread across other parts of Scotland. 

It is designed to improve child, family - and targeted communities - oral health by sharing diet and nutrition knowledge and enhancing cooking skills and confidence using a community-based approach. 

Application notes

Deadline for applying for this post: Monday 16th May 2022. Shortlisted applicants will be invited for interview which will take place between 25th-27th May.

Informal enquiries are welcome – please email: [email protected]If you have any access or adjustment needs, please let us know via email. This role is funded through the Scottish Government Community Challenge Oral Health Fund.


Eat Well for Oral Health Job Description and Person Specification

Eat Well for Oral Health Application Form